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Can you buy a Tesla in the us with a driver license from another country?


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Dec 8, 2007
Can you buy a Tesla in the us with a driver license from another country?
The answer probably depends on your state, as Tesla uses the license to register your vehicle. If your state allows you to register the car with a driver's license from another country, then Tesla might (although not necessarily). If your state does not, then Tesla definitely will not allow it.

When I ordered (in California) it didn't say anything about international licenses, it just had a part where I could upload a picture of my license, which said it is used to register the vehicle.
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If you are living in the US then you need to get a drivers license from your state. In Massachusetts they require new residents to get a MA license within a few weeks, I don't know the exact length of the grace period but it's not long. If you are here temporarily, student for example, you might be exempt fromt hat requirement.
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